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Seattle elections get another jolt as Starbucks nudges employees, customers to vote | The Seattle Times

While Amazon has made national headlines for dropping more than $1 million into a political-action committee (PAC) backing pro-business candidates just before the Nov. 5 elections, Starbucks is attempting to activate the voters who spend time in its stores with a letter to employees and a drive encouraging customers to cast ballots. Abhinav Gupta, assistant professor of business at the UW, is quoted.